Welcome to the Mount Carmel-Zion United Church's web site. We hope that you find the information useful and informative and will take the time to come and visit us sometime when you are in the area. See the upcoming events along the side for information on our Sunday services.

Lenten Study Group

Lenten study group at 7:30 p.m. March 11th we are discussing The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown. In our first session, we learned more about Brene Brown and her work. For our March 11th, read the opening chapters (p. ix to 47) and DIG into Guideposts # 1 and #2. Come and check it out! The book is available through Chapters. Check it out online and let Deborah know if you hope to attend but everyone is welcome, even if you forget to rsvp.

Chalmers Community Service Centre Vacancy

Chalmers Community Services Centre is a not for profit organization that provides emergency food, clothing and support without prejudice to the members of our community.  CCSC has a vacancy for its Program and Volunteer Coordinator (PVC), a staff position effective, 1st April 2015. The PVC will work with the Administrator and Custodian and is accountable to the Board of CCSC through its Personnel Committee.

Lenten Study Group

Lenten study group  begins Wednesday, February 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the back room at church and continues on March 11th.  This year we will discuss The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown.  The book is available through /at Chapters. Check it out online here and let Deborah know if you hope to attend but everyone is welcome, even if you forgot to send a message.

In our first session, we will learn more about Brene Brown and her work. You can start reading after that introductory session. Come and check it out!

Seniors' Potluck Luncheon

Seniors’ Potluck luncheon – Wednesday, April 1st at noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) – at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle. Event sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church in Morriston. Reservations appreciated call Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net .  Everyone Welcome – Bring a friend!  Mark your calendar also for poltlucks on June 3rd, October 7th and the Christmas Dinner on December 2nd.

Our Annual Pancake Lunch

Come and enjoy our annual pancake lunch following worship on February 15. Profits support the work of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

Senior Luncheon Schedule

2015 Seniors Lunch Dates:  Wednesdays April 1st, June 3rd and October 7th for potlucks and December 2nd for the Christmas Dinner – at Puslinch Community Centre in Aberfoyle, sponsored by Mission & Outreach committee at Mount Carmel-Zion United Church, Morriston.  Mark your calendar and watch for more details.

PC Points to Support Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC)

Did you know...

CCSC has been supported by Zehrs cash register tapes every year, worth over $2800! Loblaws (Zehrs) no longer runs the cash register tape program? You can still support Chalmers while shopping at Zehrs & No Frills?

Chalmers original mandate was to serve guests who were single and lived downtown. We now serve families both at Chalmers Downtown and at Chalmers WEST and our average monthly grocery expenditure is over $5000!

175th Anniversary

2015 will mark the 175th anniversary of Morriston Church, which is origins of our current church community. This year, we will be focused on the anniversary celebration. Please see the attached document for more information.

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Comprehensive Review Task Group Shares Broad Directions

The Comprehensive Review Task Group first gathered two years ago “to examine the comprehensive vision and circumstances of The United Church of Canada and develop a report and recommendations for the 42nd General Council 2015 that will best enable the church to live faithfully in God’s world at this time in the church’s life.” We were told everything was on the table, but little did we know just how large the table would turn out to be.

Towards Truth and Reconciliation - Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners

The film “FRONTRUNNERS: NIIGAANIBATOWAAD” is touring Southern Ontario with a number of the runners from the 1967 Pan Am Games torch relay.  Don’t miss a screening near you!
 

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